Fodor's Expert Review Fyffe House

Kaikoura Notable Building

Kaikoura's oldest building, erected soon after Robert Fyffe's whaling station was established in 1842, is now a small museum. Partly built on whale-bone piles on a grassy rise overlooking the sea, the house provides a look at what life was like when people aimed at whales with harpoons rather than cameras. You can stop here on the way to the Point Kean seal colony.

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62 Avoca St.
Kaikoura, Canterbury  7300, New Zealand


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